Emergency Community Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund: OPEN FOR APPLICATION On May 16, 2020, the Prime Minister announced $350 million dollars in funding to the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada. United Way Halton & Hamilton is...
How to get started?

How to get started?

A Volunteer is someone who chooses to act of their own free will in recognition of a need, with an attitude of social responsibility and without concern for monetary profit. Not everything done by volunteers is labelled as volunteering. In a school, it might be called...
The Impact of Volunteering

The Impact of Volunteering

Happy National Volunteer Week! Volunteering is an activity that is meaningful to millions of people worldwide because it allows us to give back to our community and do good for others. The beautiful thing about volunteering is that anyone can do it. In honour of this...
Announcement of New Executive Director

Announcement of New Executive Director

After a thorough and rigorous search process, the Board of Directors of Community Development Halton (CDH) is delighted to announce that Michael Nixon has agreed to join CDH as its Executive Director. Mike is a Halton resident and brings with him very significant...
COVID-19 Community Response Halton

COVID-19 Community Response Halton

Many people in our community could not, and cannot, afford to adequately prepare for how COVID-19 is affecting their family. Many do not have support, should they need to self-isolate. Those who already face barriers—things like poverty, homelessness, and social...
Proposed 2020-2021 HDSB School Year Calendar

Proposed 2020-2021 HDSB School Year Calendar

April 1, 2020 – For Immediate Release At the March 25, 2020 Board meeting, trustees of the Halton District School Board approved the proposed calendar dates for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Final approval of the calendar by the Ministry of Education is...
Office Closure

Office Closure

Further to the public health advisories regarding COVID-19, we are taking precautions to keep our community healthy. At Community Development Halton, the health and safety of our community partners and staff is our number one priority. Please be aware that the...
Where Should I Go for COVID-19 Information?

Where Should I Go for COVID-19 Information?

From the news to social media, information on COVID-19 is coming at us at a sometimes frantic pace. To avoid the fear and panic that misinformation can cause, it’s important to rely on reputable and credible sources for accurate information. We recommend...
Day Centre Physical Distance Volunteer

Day Centre Physical Distance Volunteer

Volunteers are needed at the Wesley Day Centre during COVID-19. We are looking for skilled volunteers who are healthcare professionals (ex. doctors, nurses, physician assistants), foreign trained doctors, retired health care professionals, people with shelter...